tinselly

[ tin-suh-lee ]
/ ˈtɪn sə li /
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adjective

decorated with or abounding in tinsel.
cheap and gaudy.

Nearby words

  1. tinning,
  2. tinnitus,
  3. tinny,
  4. tinpot,
  5. tinsel,
  6. tinselry,
  7. tinseltown,
  8. tinsmith,
  9. tinstone,
  10. tint

Origin of tinselly

First recorded in 1805–15; tinsel + -y1

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Examples from the Web for tinselly

  • The place was so tinselly and common that, coming to it from weeks of rough travelling, it made me impatient.

    Greenmantle|John Buchan